Warm Home Discount (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016 - Motion to Approve

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 5:55 pm on 21st July 2016.

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Photo of Lord Berkeley of Knighton Lord Berkeley of Knighton Crossbench 5:55 pm, 21st July 2016

My Lords, any of us who have witnessed genuine fuel poverty—disabled pensioners, for example, saving pennies to try to keep warm—will not fail to have been deeply moved. Therefore, in the light of what we have heard, will the Minister tell us whether it might be possible to make sure that this coming winter we are able to assist those people by bringing forward the Government’s plans?